40 Years Ago
On Feb. 5, 1979, Dorchester County Council voted 4-3 to fire County Administrator Jack Wilbanks.
On Feb. 8, 1979, William Dewberry celebrated his 109th birthday.
30 Years Ago
The Feb. 3, 1989 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that Summerville High School Wrestling Coach Steve LaPrad was named to the Pembroke State University Athletic Hall of Fame.
On Feb. 5, 1989, Mayor Berlin G. Myers proclaimed Feb. 5-11 Scout Week in Summerville as the Boyscouts of America celebrated its 79th Anniversary during that time.
25 Years Ago
On Feb. 5, 1994, Summerville High School won the state Science Olympics and took second in the Challenge Bowl held at CSU.
On Feb. 7, 1994, Dorchester County Council voted to take over the operation of the emergency medical service beginning April 1.
10 Years Ago
On Feb. 4, 2009, during a public works committee meeting, Town Councilman Howard Ridgeman presented a petition signed by 20 residents of Tupper Lane voicing opposition to closing one end of the road.
On Feb. 6, 2009, the Fort Dorchester hockey team tied 4-4 with Wando.
1 Year Ago
On Feb. 6, 2018, Summerville High School celebrated the 10th anniversary of the school’s only boys basketball team to win a state championship. The coaching staff and team members were honored and a banner commemorating the Class AAAA championship was unveiled.
On Feb. 9, 2018, the Ashley Ridge boys basketball team won 63-56 against Fort Dorchester to end their season with a new school record of 15-7.
Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.